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Residency Status

Your primary residence must be in Lake County, Indiana.

Rental Agreement

You must be renting at your primary residence and have a valid, signed rental/lease agreement. 

Other Assistance

You must not have received rental or utility assistance
that duplicates assistance from Lake County's emergency rental assistance program. 

Financial Hardship

At least one (1) or more individuals residing in your household experienced a
financial hardship due to COVI-19 AND meets the following criteria:


  • Qualifies for unemployment OR has experienced a reduction in income,
    incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19;

  • Demonstrates a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability;

  • Has a household income at or below eighty percent (80%) of
    Lake County’s median income.

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